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Scar Tissue After Gallbladder Removal
Hard to answer: Where is the scar tissue?All surgery causes scar. The scar may or may not cause problems. If there are no problems, usually scar slowly imporves, but can take several years. Thick scars that grow( keloids) often require pressure treatment, cortisone injection, radiation, or surgery. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more
Symptomatic?: Are you symptomatic from the scar tissue? Are you referring to the external scars on your skin or internal scaring? If internal scaring, referred to as adhesions, is causing you symptoms, your surgeon may recommend a lysis of adhesions to break up the scar tissue. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
What do they use to close up after gallbladder removal with stones liproscpoically. And is it dangerous or should it be removed need information help?
Have persistent RUQ pain 1.5 yrs after gallbladder removal, flares up when eating to debilitating levels, take 8mg Dilaudid x4/day. No results. Help?
See provider: you need more tests to look at the common bile duct and see if you have a narrowing from scar tissue or another stone also taking that much dilaudid is not good for you so you need to see provider and be scoped and ultrasound and see a provider who can help you taper off the opiiods ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I get nasty keloids after surgeries. Can they show up in my abdomen years after gallbladder removal and cause vomiting and pain?
Normal short term: It is normal to have some pain around the port sites after lap chole and around the incision for an open procedure. These usually decrease by 2 weeks. If you seem to be having deeper pain, or if you experience fevers, night sweats or don't feel like you are getting better, call your surgeon for advice. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Trial and error: After gallbladder removal, the bile from the liver constantly drains into the intestine (rather than being stored in the gallbladder between meals and squirted into the intestine after meals). Bile can be irritating and about 25% of patients may experience gastric irritation or diarrhea. This is called post-cholecystectomy syndrome. Avoid acid food and fatty food. Minimize alcohol and tobacco. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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